Usaid Siddiqui

As Violence Against the Oppressed Rohingya Grows, Trump and Corporate America Look the Other Way

Since August 25, it has been reported that an estimated 400,000 Rohingya have fled the region of Rakhine in Burma after a vicious cycle of violence. The crackdown comes in light of the attacks on Burmese security forces and checkpoints by alleged Arakan militants. The Burmese government has justified its relentless slash-and-burn crackdown on the Rohingya in the name of fighting terrorism from spreading across the region of Rakhine.

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While Rohingya Muslims Are Ethnically Cleansed, Obama Quietly Lifts Sanctions on Burma

While the world remains distracted by President Elect Donald Trump’s deranged antics, President Barack Obama has quietly lifted a set of sanctions of the Myanmar government last month. The move represents a major step towards the normalization of relations with a regime openly involved in destroying one of the most marginalized groups in the world.

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